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Current year-to-date ( YTD ) data is through October 2018.

Imports: Wool

Wool, the No. 1068 import by value totaled $1.78 million for the month of October, $14.59 million through October of 2018, and $13.64 million for all of 2017, the latest annual data available, according to U.S. Census Bureau data analyzed by WorldCity. Need more details? Read more

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Top Sources

RankCountryYTD
1Australia$6.43 M
2New Zealand$4.53 M
3Uruguay$1.69 M
4Canada$449,267
5China$410,393
6Spain$343,584
7United Kingdom$163,348
8The Netherlands$126,628
9South Africa$124,256
10Italy$111,246
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January – October 2018

Top Ports

Total Trade: $14.59 million

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Seattle, Wash. $3,599,099
2Port of Charleston $2,796,403
3Port of Philadelphia $1,862,423
4Port of Savannah, Ga. $1,595,209
5Port of Tacoma, Wash. $1,530,893
6Port of Los Angeles $910,719
7Port of Boston $497,330
8Port Everglades, Fla. $423,728
9Port of Oakland, Calif. $356,428
10Port of Newark $335,126

U.S. imports of Wool increased 17.01 percent through October to $14.59 million

U.S. imports of Wool increased 17.01 percent from $12.47 million to $14.59 million through the first 10 months of 2018 when compared to the same period the previous year, according to WorldCity analysis of the latest U.S. Census Bureau data.

The category ranked 1068 through October among the roughly 1,265 import commodity groupings as classified by Census. It ranked No. 1081 for the last full year with a total value of $13.64 million, a $3.41 million, 20.00 percent decreased from the 2016 total.

Through October of this year the leading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 New Zealand, No. 3 Uruguay, No. 4 Canada and No. 5 China. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 2 Port of Charleston, No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Savannah, Ga. and No. 5 Port of Tacoma, Wash..

In the last previous full year, theleading sources were No. 1 Australia, No. 2 New Zealand, No. 3 Canada, No. 4 Uruguay and No. 5 Spain. The leading gateways were No. 1 Port of Charleston, No. 2 Port of Seattle, Wash., No. 3 Port of Philadelphia, No. 4 Port of Tacoma, Wash. and No. 5 Port of Newark.

January – October 2018

Top Countries

RankCountryTotal YTD
1Australia $6,433,052
2New Zealand $4,529,452
3Uruguay $1,685,057
4Canada $449,267
5China $410,393
6Spain $343,584
7United Kingdom $163,348
8The Netherlands $126,628
9South Africa $124,256
10Italy $111,246

January – October 2018

Top Districts

RankDistrictTotal YTD
1Charleston $454,794
2Atlanta/Savannah $351,699
3Seattle $326,562
4Philadelphia $272,992
5Los Angeles $106,285
6San Francisco $86,056
7Portland, Maine $63,065
8Detroit $36,813
9Buffalo $16,203
10Milwaukee $2,663

Looking at specific airports, seaports and border crossings, the top five through through the first 10 months of the year were:

Highlights for the top five ports:

  • Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 37.88 percent compared to last year to $3.6 million.
  • Port of Charleston fell 6.13 percent compared to last year to $2.8 million.
  • Port of Philadelphia rose 6.21 percent compared to last year to $1.86 million.
  • Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 912.29 percent compared to last year to $1.6 million.
  • Port of Tacoma, Wash. fell 13.26 percent compared to last year to $1.53 million.

There are several hundred airports, seaports and border crossings that handle international trade; they are, in turn, part of the roughly four dozen U.S. Customs districts.

Highlights for the top five foreign markets:

  • U.S. imports from No. 1 Australia increased $1.97 million, 44.09 percent, (44.09 percent of all shipments).
  • U.S. imports from No. 2 New Zealand increased $337,291, 8.05 percent, (31.04 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 3 Uruguay increased $826,908, 96.36 percent, (11.55 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 4 Canada decreased $441,532, 49.57 percent, (3.08 percent market share).
  • U.S. imports from No. 5 China increased $195,039, 90.57 percent, (2.81 percent of all shipments).

All totaled, 92.58 percent of all these Wool imports to the United States were shipped from the top five markets through October of this year. That is equal to $13.51 million of the $14.59 million total.

All totaled, 78.03 percent of all these Wool imports to the United States were shipped to the top five Ports through October of this year. That is equal to $11.38 million of the $14.59 million total